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Grill Once, Eat Twice

By Value Guru, July 27, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Value Guru

Grilled Veggie and Goat Cheese Wraps
Grilled Veggie and Goat Cheese Wraps

One of my favorite time- and money saving tips is batch cooking, preparing a big batch of a staple ingredient — like veggies, grains or chicken — to incorporate into meals throughout the week. For example, roast a whole chicken during the weekend and volà! You’ve got a quick and easy shortcut for salads, tacos, sandwiches and pasta dishes later in the week.

Summer grilling makes it easy. You can fire up the...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, July 27, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Cooking a good meal at home doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when we’ve taken all the guesswork out of meal planning for you. Make these recipes for the entrée or to round out your main dishes this week!

Sausage on a Bun with Pickle Pepper Relish
Sausage on a Bun with Pickle Pepper Relish


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How to Pronounce Pintxos and Where to Eat Them

By Matt Collins, July 26, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Matt Collins

Basque Countryside

Pintxos: say “pinchos”.

It doesn’t really matter how it’s pronounced, what matters is how it tastes. Right?  Pintxos are Basque dishes that are a mix between tapas and finger foods – they’re small plates known to be just as creative as they are tasty. And they’re affordable – so you can usually order all the pintxos on the menu without busting your budget.

The Basque Country is a region along the border of Spain and France home to around three million people. It’s an area that is rich in culture and cuisine – boasting a wealth of modern art and historic architecture, as well as a wide array of...

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Hitting the Street for San Francisco’s Best Summer Food Festival

By Harvindar Singh, July 25, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Harvindar Singh

Bini’s Kitchen AzalinaHarv

As the local forager for Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California and...

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Have a Plan and Shop Like a Pro

By Abe Louise Young, July 25, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Abe Louise Young

Shopper at Whole Foods MarketPlanning a shopping trip is no lost art — it’s a smart tool to get the most for your money. Being a budget shopper, it soothes my mind to have a plan before I get to the store. That way I don’t make frequent detours into the fancy champagnes or coconut milk ice cream bars (unless they’re on the list!) If I’m clear about my resources and intentions I enjoy the bounty and feel like a champ at the register.

Here’s my method. Before hitting the store, I:

  1. Decide roughly how much I’m going to spend
  2. Examine my fridge to see what I have on hand to work with, and scan the pantry...
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